Tilicho Lake Trek- a Trip Combining Adventure and Buddhist Culture



Tilicho lake is one of the highest lakes located in Manang district of Nepal, which resides at an altitude of 4,919m. You will get it while exploring the Annapurna circuit- one of the must-to-explore route in Nepal. Among different trek to Annapurna regions, Tilicho Lake trek is the famous one for some religious causes. A lot of Hindu pilgrims from around the world visit this lake. Read on this content to know how to reach the Tilicho lake.

The major attractions at Tilicho lake trekking are the eye-catching views of the Dhaulagiri ranges, Annapurna and other white Himalayas above 5,415m. Amongst different seasons of Nepal, the best one to visit the Tilicho is from February to May and from September to November.

 The Tilicho lake trek cost for Nepali: The Tilicho lake trek by bus won’t cost more than 12-14k for Nepali. Based on how much you spend and how big the group is, the cost can be minimized. However, if you decide to reach the lake on the four-wheeler, it will cost higher.

 Tilicho Lake Trek Cost For Foreigners: It will cost around $200 to buy TIMS & ACAP permit for foreigners. The TIMS card itself will cost NPR1000 for trekkers to plan a trip via local Everest base camp trek companies and NPR2000 for trekking individually.

Moreover, the residents of SAARC countries trip via local companies cost NPR300, where people trekking individually have to spend NPR600.

ACAP permit will cost NPR3000 for foreign trekkers, whereas NPR1000 for the residents of SAARC countries.

1. Difficulties That You May Face In Tilicho Lake: It’s an amazing fact that Tilicho lake doesn’t require any climbing expertise and not any areas with climbing necessities. If you possess a basic fitness level, you would be able to trek the route. Reportedly, many young, overweight, underweight people- anyone can trek.

2. Geographical Features: According to the department of meteorology, there is no aquatic organism recorded in the lake. Did you know the mountain lakes are also known as tarn that is caused by glacier activity? Tran is mostly found across the upper part of the Himalayan reaches.

Lastly, you must know Tilicho Lake is one of the popular hikes Nepal Base Camp Treks. However, locals recommend it’s better not to go around the edges of the lake. The lake in December is a stormy and icy wind that remains at -15 degrees Celcius. Tilicho Lake once was the site highest ever altitude for scuba dives. You can count it as an amazing mixture of Buddhist culture and adventure.



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